It's the third annual Academy Expo and this event is designed by Alignment Rockford in partnership with Rockford Public Schools.
Rockford- The world's largest solar telescope sits in large pieces at the Rockford company where it was built Ingersoll Machine Tools.
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Event will happen November 2nd and be broadcast by the Discovery Channel.
WTVO/WQRF - The fall-like weather isn't just putting a damper on the end of summer, it's also hurting farmers statewide.
Wallethub.com analysis ranks Rockford 148 out of 150 on list of 'Most and Least Educated Cities' in America.
Fall allergy triggers are different, but they can cause just as many symptoms as you have in spring and summer. But there are steps you can take to help cope with fall allergies.
From a horse & buggy ride to a Packers game to a strange bat attack on a musical camper, we've got your Monday Hot Shots.
A Stateline child who has been physically abused may end up at the Carrie Lynn Children’s Center.
Rockford- The campaign is on to convince voters to vote yes to amend the states constitution. So, that crime victims and their families have the right to speak out against their attackers.
Star running back will practice this week and play on Sunday according to team.
ROCKFORD - The shooting victim is identified.
New independent poll shows incumbent with double-digit lead in race for Governor.
Judge rules Kayla Lund will not spend any more time behind bars.
JANESVILLE - A liquor shop is hit by burglars overnight.
ROCKFORD - A fire destroys a local man's garage.
WTVO/WQRF - A new report shows Illinois drivers should keep an eye on just other drivers on the road.
ROCKFORD - As the number of days left in summer dwindle, so do gas prices.
WTVO/WQRF - A little airport in Rockford, Illinois is making waves across the country.
We investigate one area where state cost-cutting may end up costing taxpayers more -- teacher mentoring.
Kids were all smiles riding ponies and seeing the nurses that took care of them.
Janesville-As two Illinois lawmakers push to equip all police with body cameras, one Stateline agency in Wisconsin says the cameras are vital.
Winnebago County is owed more than $70 million in unpaid fines, and a program that started six months ago to collect the money hasn't made much of a dent.
From the world-wide mystery tour of a family's beloved gnome to the fire and ice images of an Icelandic volcano, we've got your Friday Hot Shots.
UPDATE: Has been deactivated for Sunday's game
ROCKFORD - Two people, including a teenager, are under arrest for a series of commercial burglaries.
ROCKFORD - The Jefferson High School Alumni Association launch a scholarship fund in honor of Karen Williams, who tragically died in a car accident.
WTVO/WQRF - Everyone knows having a baby can be rewarding. But, it's also costly, especially in the Land of Lincoln.
DIXON - A violent car crash leaves two people dead and two kids in the hospital.
ROCKFORD - The popular event won't happen tonight.
Deputies visit dozens of homes searching for wanted suspects.
CNN/ORC poll shows Ryan with surprising strength in Iowa as potential Republican rivals fade.
Springfield- The cameras would be paid off by adding a six dollar surcharge on fines for criminal or traffic offense convictions. Supporters say the increase could raise up to six million dollars per year.
Byron firefighters puts some old materials to good use, to build his own 9/11 tribute.
As the nation remembers those who died in the 9/11 attacks 13 years ago, people in Rockford discuss the biggest threat to American security: the terror group ISIS.
An NBA star pulls a fast one on fans at a wax museum tribute and a TV morning show gets an unexpected guest in the studio. We've got your Thursday Hot Shots.
Stateliners gather to say goodbye to a man whose legacy will still impact our community in the years to come. His name is Paul Gambino, and his son Frank gave a special tribute to honor his memory.
Latest Compstat and Rockstat presentations show promising crime trends in city.
BELOIT - A local man is hit with yet another OWI charge.
LOVES PARK - A benefit is being held to help the family of Karen Williams who tragically died when suspects allegedly fleeing from police crashed into her car.
Congressman has been warning about ISIS threat for months, and now pushes for 'robust', 'significant' military action to 'eradicate' ISIS.
ROCKFORD - A UPS cargo plane is forced to make an emergency landing after a malfunction during its flight.
An odd Stateline charity event involving a live cow.
RFD Investigating Charles Street Blaze
A massive fire completely destroys a building on Charles Street making it one of the biggest firefighters faced in a decade.
ROCKFORD - A fire levels a building on Charles Street.
BELOIT - A devastating fire forces a resident out of his home.
'Loading pinwheel' to be prevalent on websites to protest proposed changes to 'net neutrality' rules.
ROCKFORD - Investigators name the victim in Tuesday's crash.